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Who is Giorgia Meloni, appointed the first female prime minister in the history of Italy

On October 21, 2022, Giorgia Meloni, the president of the Fratelli d’Italia party, victorious in the legislative elections, was appointed to form the government by the president of the republic, Sergio Mattarella.

Giorgia Meloni was born on January 15, 1977, in Rome, according to the biography published on, writes Agerpres.

He graduated in 1996 from philology courses at the Amerigo Vespucci Institute, according to

He started his political career in 1992, following the massacre in Via D’Amelio resulting in the death of a judge, joining the youth branch of the National Social Movement – National Right (Movimento Sociale Italiano – Destra Nazionale). He founded the youth organization “Gli Antenati”, the main force challenging the education reform project initiated by the relevant minister at that time, Rosa Russo Iervolino. Between 1996 and 2000, he was the national coordinator of the Student Action movement (”Azione Studentesca”), according to the cited sources.

Between 1998 and 2002, he was a councilor of the Province of Rome representing the National Alliance party (”Alleanza Nazionale”).

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She was a member of the national committee of the youth movement “Azione Giovani” (2001-2004), within the National Alliance, and in 2004, she was elected president of the movement, according to

In 2006, she was elected to the Chamber of Deputies, on the list of the National Alliance, in college 1 Lazio. Between 2006 and 2008 she was vice-president of the Chamber of Deputies and president of the Foreign Communications and Information Commission.

In 2008, she was elected deputy on the list of the People for Freedom (”Popolo della Liberta”) party.

Between May 2008 and November 2011, he held the position of Minister of Youth, becoming at the age of 31 the youngest minister in the history of Italy, in the government led by Silvio Berlusconi.

Between 2009 and 2012, he led the youth movement “Giovane Italia” within the People for Freedom party.

In 2012, he left the People for Freedom party to found, together with Guido Crosetto and Ignazio La Russa, the national center-right movement Fratelli d’Italia (”Fratelli d’Italia – Centrodestra nazionale” – FdI), according to www

In 2013, she was elected to the Chamber of Deputies on the list of the Fratelli d’Italia party. On April 3, 2013, she was elected leader of the FdI group in the Chamber of Deputies.

On March 8, 2014, following her candidacy in the primary elections within the Brotherhood of Italy – National Alliance (FdI-An) formation, she was elected president of the formation within the Fiuggi Congress.

On April 21, 2016, he launched his candidacy for the City Hall of Rome. In the local elections, she obtained 20.6% of the votes and was elected to the Capitoline Assembly, holding the position of president of the “Con Giorgia” group, in the 2016-2021 mandate.

In December 2017, at the National Congress of the Fratelli d’Italia formation, held in Trieste, she was confirmed as the president of the movement.

In September 2020, she was unanimously elected president of the Party of European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR), a political family that brings together over 40 parties and is represented in the European Parliament.

In the parliamentary elections of September 25, 2022, Fratelli d’Italia, led by Georgia Meloni, obtains a historic result, 26% of the votes cast.

Giorgia Meloni published two books: “Noi Crediamo, viaggio nella meglio gioventu d’Italia” (2011) and “Io sono Giorgia. My roots, my idea”

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